173 entries in Cards / Sleights / Palming / Gambler's Cop / Cop Position
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Das Kartenstehlen - III. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
Jan. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 3
Paul LePaul A Bottom-Card Steal
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 58
Dai Vernon The Gambler's Palm
1949 Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3) 83
Paul LePaul, Dr. Jacob Daley Bottom Card Steal as a Switch gambler's cop as a switch using a double
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 156
Paul LePaul A Transfer Palm reverse from reference
Related to 1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 332) 137
Edward Marlo Square Up Drop Palm two Cards to Pocket
1956 Action Palm 33
Edward Marlo Count Cop for Left Hand
1956 Action Palm 14
Edward Marlo Drop Cut Palm Triple Cut Cover
1956 Action Palm 34
Edward Marlo The Shuffle Palm overhand shuffle, originally top Cards
Related toVariations 1956 Action Palm 1
Edward Marlo Take Techniques for Action Palm Overhand Shuffle Cover, two Methods
1956 Action Palm 31
Edward Marlo The Count Cop Cards are counted into right hand, returned to left, different handlings
1956 Action Palm 6
Edward Marlo The Cull Palm spread culled cards are palmed right away, or directly from peek
Related to 1956 Action Palm 25
Carmen D'Amico D'Amico's Peeked Card from Pocket Cull Palm application from break
1956 Action Palm 26
Edward Marlo Count Cop for a Number of Cards
1956 Action Palm 8
Edward Marlo The Insertion Steals from center
Variations 1957 Side Steal 40
Edward Marlo Direct Rear Palm as top card is placed openly to bottom
Related to 1957 The Tabled Palm 31
Edward Marlo Direct Rear Palm - Multiple Cards
1957 The Tabled Palm 32
Edward Marlo Center Block Palm cards are spreaded face-up, right hand
Related to 1957 The Tabled Palm 29
Unknown Gambler's Cop of double card
1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 14
Dai Vernon Second Gambler's Palm described for single card, with new replacement
1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 42
Edward Marlo The Master Position on the Master position, which is: card(s) secretly in-jogged for most of their length (see fig. 7) or less (see fig. 42), after a diagonal insertion, applications:
  • to Rear Palm
  • to the bottom of the deck (five methods)
Inspired by 1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 65
Edward Marlo Transferring the Cards transferring the deck in Master Position, cards can be copped with right hand
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 69
Unknown Gambler's Cop
1962 Close-up Card Magic 257
Edward Marlo Bluff Shift and Palm Off Tilt to bottom and cop or palm "Side-Squaring Palm"
1962 Tilt! 5
Edward Marlo One Hand Cop here bottom card of double is palmed
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 121
Unknown Gambler's Cop brief
1971 The Esoterist 29
Unknown Gambler's Cop brief
Aug. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 10) 437
Unknown Cop Lap
1973 Rim Shots 24
Jerry Mentzer MPT - Palm "multiple push through", copping out injogged card
1973 Multiple Push Through Control 17
Martin A. Nash Gambler's Cop with table edge transfer kind of Tenkai position at table edge
1975 Ever So Sleightly 90
Harry Lorayne The HaLo Cut Cop action cop
1975 Afterthoughts 47
Harry Lorayne The Spread Cop card touched and displayed is copped
Inspired by 1975 Afterthoughts 49
Larry Jennings Bottom Placement also into gambler's palm
1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1)) 264
Edward Marlo The Spread and Palm in-the-hands spread, two methods, inspired by Bruce Cervon (Talisman Vol. 1 No. 45)
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 47
Unknown Gambler's Palm one of two cards
1975 Bennett's Best 90
Unknown Gambler's Palm
1976 The Ascanio Spread 11
Jerry Andrus Heel Steal from top to kind of gambler's cop
1976 Andrus Card Control 44
Harvey Rosenthal Left Hand Bottom Cop Outjogged Placement Control with cop, see Notes 2./3. on p. 168
1977 Packet Switches (Part Three) 158
Unknown Gambler's or Square-Up Cop from packet
1977 Creations of a Magical Madman 30
Unknown Empalme a lo Tahur Gambler's Cop
1977 La Magia de Ascanio - Vol. 1 68
Ken Krenzel The Squeeze Steal
Related to 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 189
Harry Lorayne Gambler's Cop from small packet
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 171
Edward Marlo Bottom Cop from small packet, as Ambitious Classic sequence
1978 7 Secrets 44
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut Cop
1979 Quantum Leaps 187
Slydini Instantaneous Cop
1979 The Magical World of Slydini 28
Edward Marlo Double Undercut Palm - First Method
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 67
Edward Marlo Double Undercut Palm - Second Method
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 68
Unknown Gambler-Palmage
1980 Das Ascanio Seminar - Graz 1980 30
Unknown Gambler's Cop
1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 66
Edward Marlo Covered Cop small packet
1982 Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 13
Unknown Gambler's Cop table edge cover
1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 11) 1129
Ross Bertram A Top Palm (method #1) from top to left hand cop
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 129
Ross Bertram A Top Palm (method #2) from top to left hand cop
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 130
Ross Bertram A Bottom Palm
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 132
Ross Bertram To Palm a Card from the Middle of the Deck into left hand cop
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 133
Edward Marlo As a Rear Clip Palm bottom, left hand
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 137
Edward Marlo Marlo's Cop from bottom into left hand rear clip palm
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 160
Martin A. Nash Disarming Hide-Out fanning deck while cards are in Gambler's Cop
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 48
Martin A. Nash Disarming Hide-Out fanning deck while cards are in Gambler's Cop
Jan. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 873
Edward Marlo Count Cop as Trick interesting, top card switched for copped card
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 240
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut Cop here to first cop then lap the card
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 115
Eric DeCamps Bottom Card Cop different cop palm position
1985 The Magic of Eric DeCamps 11
Unknown One-Handed Cop of Top Card as deck is set down
1985 Midnight Special 16
Larry Jennings Gambler's Cop
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 34
David Regal Gambler's Cop
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 17
John C. Wagner Thoughts on the Gambler's Cop
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 29
Unknown Direct Cop card placed directly into cop
1987 Secret Session — Part Two 36
Dai Vernon Palming Position
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 174
Edward Marlo From a Gambler's Cop loading into side-coat pocket
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 32
Larry Jennings Gambler's Cop management to cop off the bottom card of a double
1988 The Cardwright 11
Edward Marlo The Shuffle Palm original top cards
1988 The Cardwright 85
Larry Jennings Tip on Gambler's Cop for better angles
1988 The Cardwright 88
Larry Jennings Gambler's Cop Display management for cop, showing apparently empty hand
1988 The Cardwright 156
Larry Jennings Bottom Placement Kelly/Ovette alternative, also directly into left cop or right palm position
1988 The Cardwright 159
Karl Fulves Autopalm three Aces, one chosen and all three put in deck, deck cut at other two Aces, chosen one is palmed and produced from anywhere
Related to 1989 The Multiple Shift 38
Karl Fulves Card from Case Removal handling from left cop position
1989 The Multiple Shift 40
Dai Vernon Given the Slip four cards at face of packets
Related toVariations 1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 75
Harry Lorayne Double Edged bottom card either in right hand classic palm or left hand cop, fan cover
1990 Trend Setters 115
Wesley James The Drop Cop Switch packet in left hand turned over with deck in right hand and switched
1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 54
Edward Marlo Direct Rear Palm card placed directly in palm
1990 Cardfixes 187
John Carney Full Deck Cop
1991 Carneycopia 22
Unknown Cop from Double copping bottom card from double
1991 Carneycopia 48
Unknown Cop from Double copping bottom card from double
1991 Carneycopia 72
Edward Marlo Gambler's Cop to Pocket finesse for removing copped card from trouser pocket, only thumb and first finger enter pocket
1991 The Olram File (Issue 5) 1
Edward Marlo Direct Rear Palm Steal
1991 The Olram File (Issue 5) 9
Karrell Fox The Injog Palm injogged card copped from center when deck is removed
1991 Goodies 33
Vanni Bossi Gambler's Rest Grip of One or More Cards stealing top card(s) into left hand from small packet as it is removed with right hand
Also published here 1991 Escorial 1991 — The Erdnase Year 12
Charles Aste Jr., Unknown Undercover Cop cop position and transition at table edge
Related to 1992 Card Finesse II 88
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo, Charles Aste Jr. Cop Grips different positions, Deep Cop
1992 Card Finesse II 90
Unknown (Out)Standing Cop cop position
1992 Card Finesse II 92
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Gambler's Cop
1992 Modus Operandi 75
Unknown Gambler's Palm
1992 La Magia de Ascanio - Vol. 6 61
Steve Draun, Edward Marlo The Depth-Illusion Palm directly into gambler's cop or full palm
Related to 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 46
Steve Draun Gambler's Cop
1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 119
Steve Draun Swing-Cut Action Palm
1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 53
Unknown Gambler's Cop stealing card from a double
1993 By Forces Unseen 12
Unknown Gambler's Cop brief
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4) 52
Unknown ギャンブラーズボトムパーム (Gambler's Bottom Palm) Gambler's Cop
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 52
John Scarne Palm Transfer with Deck card in right hand classic palm replaced injogged and then retained Lowe-style in left hand cop as deck is transferred
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 4) 38
Unknown Gambler's Cop position
1994 Workers Number 4 4
John Scarne Ovette Master Move Cop directly into cop position
1994 Verbatim (Issue 10) 145
Edward Marlo Rear Clip Palm deeper cop position, see also p. 166
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 156
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Cop
1995 Cardshark 95
Unknown Gambler's Cop
1995 Cards to Pocket Plus 9
Edward Marlo Cop at End of Deal packet dealt onto table one by one, last card copped
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 117
Edward Marlo Unloading Techniques lapping sandwiched card, or deep cop, five methods
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 233
Unknown Card Cop at Table Edge brief
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 52
James Swain Bluff Control Palm Swain Bluff Control followed by copping the cards
1996 Miracles with Cards 105
Larry Jennings Gambler's Cop
1997 Jennings '67 74
Unknown Gambler's Cop
1997 Trephine 29
Unknown Deck Cop
1997 Simon Says! 29
Larry Jennings, Roberto Giobbi A Sure Bet magician finds wrong card which then changes into spectator's choice
Also published here 1998 Card College — Volume 3 565
Unknown The Gambler's Cop
1998 Card College — Volume 3 707
Roberto Giobbi, Fred Kaps Management Strategies for the Gambler's Cop
  • Seated at the Table
  • Standing
  • Replacing Card in Gambler's Cop Under the Deck
1998 Card College — Volume 3 709
Dai Vernon The Transfer Palm
Related to 1998 Card College — Volume 3 710
Unknown Cop Unload into pocket
1998 Secrets No. 2 37
Jack Avis Swing Cut Bottom Palm into cop, HaLo Cut type action
1998 Vis à Vis 30
Ellis Stanyon Palming the Bottom Card Across the Left Hand No. 9
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 242
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note details of handling, also for reverse
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 242
Unknown Gambler's Cop
2000 Palming: For The Terrified 9
Barry Price Price's Top Cop from top of deck
2000 Palming: For The Terrified 11
Unknown Cop Replacement brief
2000 Palming: For The Terrified 10
Baltazar Fuentes Kick Kut Kop swing cut palm, into kind of perpendicular cop position
Inspired by 2000 I'm Dancing 8
Simon Lovell Copthinks
2000 Son of Simon Says! 100
Unknown Gambler's Cop
2001 Personal Collection 355
Harry Lorayne Down And Dirty convincing control into cop (called "Rear Palm" here), to pocket application, two handlings
2001 Personal Collection 427
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut Cop
2001 Personal Collection 439
Harry Lorayne Optically Controlled illogical cut control, showing that card is not on top and bottom, with Convincing Control addition and pocket finale
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 Personal Collection 463
Thomas Baxter The Basic Cop Position
2002 The Action Cop 4
Thomas Baxter, Edward Marlo The Action Cop overhand shuffle action
Inspired by 2002 The Action Cop 8
Thomas Baxter The Spread Cull Cop palming out a culled card
2002 The Action Cop 16
Thomas Baxter Under-Cover Cop "An Added Acquitment", fan to cover copped card
2002 The Action Cop 18
Thomas Baxter The Fan Cop
2002 The Action Cop 21
Thomas Baxter The BC Cop (Baxter Count Cop), cop from small packet as it is counted, used to vanish card in 3 Card Monte
2002 The Action Cop 24
John Carney The Carney Cop steal from center
2002 The Book of Secrets 76
Wesley James The Fake-Take Dribble Force deck dribbled on table, copped card added to bottom of right packet
2004 Enchantments 111
Ron Bauer Gambler's Palm direct
2004 Second Finger Top Deal 14
Unknown Gambler's Cop
2005 Full Metal Jacket 10
Fred Robinson, Barrie Richardson Center Cop card from center into left cop
Related to 2005 Act Two 212
Unknown Gambler's Cop of entire deck
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 54
Ken Schwabe Skinning the Fan top card into cop, earlier version is in Bingham's "Cardboard Capers"
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 49
Ken Krenzel, Ken Schwabe Skinning the Fan Variation bottom card(s) into cop
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 52
Ken Krenzel The Clip Slip from center into left hand, thumb clip position, see also John Carney's handling (Secrets)
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 90
Daryl Martinez, Bill Simon Daryl-Simon Convincing Control card ends in cop position
2011 Maelstrom 173
Tom Gagnon Cop without a Beat copping card after Versatile Spread Control
2011 Avant-Cards 128
Barrie Richardson Slippery Jack's Side Steal card from center into left cop, application for card through rubber banded deck
Related toAlso published here
  • The Magician, Mar. 2005
2011 Curtain Call 219
Unknown Gambler's Cop & Lap
2013 Confident Deceptions 147
Unknown Gambler's Cop
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 52
Lance Caffrey Bottom Cop No. 3, three methods
2013 The Asian Hustle — Secrets of the Hindu Shuffle 105
Lance Caffrey One Card Cop No. 4
2013 The Asian Hustle — Secrets of the Hindu Shuffle 105
Daniel Madison Centre Cop Placing a card from the center of the deck into left hand Gambler's Cop in the action of cutting the deck
2014 Placebo 27
Dai Vernon Given the Slip Move
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 249
Unknown Deck Cop
2015 F for Fiction 17
Edo Huang TG Murphy Deck Cop originally top card(s) to gambler's cop after deck flip flourish
2015 Card Coffee Collective 27
Edo Huang Overhand Cop overhand shuffle action cop
Related to 2015 Card Coffee Collective 41
Edward Marlo, Alexander Hansford Convincing Control to Deep Cop
2016 Sprezzatura 25
Vanni Bossi Stolen Goods stealing top card(s) into left hand from small packet as it is removed with right hand, cop or bent cop
Related toAlso published here 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 60
Roberto Giobbi Cop Force dribble force, force card starts in cop position
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Oct 3) 284
Unknown Small Packet Cop
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 137
Dani DaOrtiz Cop Handling during cut from hand to table
2018 Card in Bottle 25
Unknown Gambler's Cop table edge cover during hold-out
2018 Game Changer 185
Edward Marlo Direct Cop for quick repeat card to pocket
2018 Solomon's Secrets 16
Harry Lorayne Optically Controlled llogical cut control, showing that card is not on top and bottom, with Convincing Control addition and pocket finale
Also published here 2018 And Finally! 46
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut Cop
2018 And Finally! 197
Harry Lorayne Keep Your Eye On It card copped out during convincing control type action
Related to 2018 And Finally! 199
Jeremiah Zuo Display Cop Choreography copping a card while showing three cards
2019 Confessions of A Magic Fan 46
Tom Gagnon Cops Without a Beat cop after Gagnon ribbon spread control
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 280
Tom Gagnon Gambler's Cop Replacement slight in-the-hands back-and-forth spread
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 325
Steve Forte pitch holdout from packet which is pitched onto table
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 534
Steve Forte Gamblers' Cop overhand shuffle cover
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 578
Steve Forte gamblers' cop
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 583
Steve Forte direct transfer cap left-hand cop or thumb clip to top of tabled deck via right-hand end grip transfer
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 592
Steve Forte Overhand Action Cop
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1012